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Job Summary
Company:
The Pueblo Chieftain
Company Website:
Location:
Colorado - Pueblo
Specialty:
Job Type:
Full time
Salary:
Ad Posted On:
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Ad Expires:
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Editorial Page Editor

About the Job

The Pueblo Chieftain’s Opinion Editor is retiring after 50 years. Our paper is conservative, family-owned and in Southern Colorado. We require an editor with a communications degree or similar field and five years experience. Send resume, salary history and compensation requirement to bferran@chieftain.com.
An Equal Opportunity employer.

JOB DESCRIPTION
POSITION: Editorial Page Editor

JOB SUMMARY

Produce daily editorials; edit syndicated columns, letters to the editor and design pages daily and Sunday
Editorial Research- Researches and coordinates content ideas with the publisher and Editorial board
Generates opinion ideas.
Provides editorial quality control
Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:
• Generate content ideas; researching and coordinating opinions stories; delegating and overseeing writing and editing assignments as needed
• Oversee scheduling, design daily editorial page as well as Sunday Ideas and Opinions section including page design, proofreading of Editorial Page and letter to the Editor.
• Coordinate freelance writers and syndicated columnists as required.
• Supervise part time researcher.
• Participate as member of editorial board; and perform other duties as assigned.
• Takes and responds to calls from public/readers.


JOB KNOWLEDGE
Bachelor's degree in journalism, publishing, communications or related field

EXEPIENCE
3 - 5 years experience in publishing with specific experience in Editorial writing, reporting, and editing.

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